Doubling today’s share of renewable energy would help the world meet its bold climate goals agreed in Paris – while avoiding up to 12 gigatons of CO2, creating more than 24 million jobs, saving 4 million lives a year and
One Million Climate Jobs plan proposes the federal government invests $81 billion over 5 years The Green Economy Network’s One Million Climate Jobs plan states that greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced by 25 to 35 per cent if almost
Listen to Tony Clarke, chair of the Green Economy Network, and Stewart Muir, executive director of the Resource Works Society, discuss the ‘One Million Climate Jobs’ Challenge. CBC Radio, B.C. Almanac [listen here] March 2, 2016 On the eve of the
11,205 MW total installed wind energy capacity in Canada, enough to power over 3 million homes. That’s 5% of Canada’s electricity demand! 2015 was another remarkable year for wind energy in Canada. Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) [original article] January 12,
If people realize that they are going to make and save a lot more money by converting, then the transition would go naturally. If the benefits are clearly laid out, versus the costs, it is a no-brainer for most people.